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Monroe Young’s Letter to Jackie Kennedy

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Seven-year-old Monroe Young, who was in the second grade when he wrote to Jackie, told of his own father’s murder in Dallas.
Photograph by Johnny Miller

December 1, 1963
in 1962 September 23,

Some mean man killed my dady too-

Here in Dallas-my dady was a soldrer

Sanda Clause diden get my letter

i hope he will get my letter

i wont a bicycle—

When you write him- tell him my name.

Monroe Young Jr. III

1838 Nomas Street
Dallas, Tex.

Read another letter to the first lady here. 

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